The University of Cincinnati is seeking a dynamic and enterprising leader to serve as Director of Real Estate Administration, reporting to the Associate Senior Vice President for Planning, Design and Construction/University Architect.
Primary Responsibilities: This position oversees all aspects of a full service university real estate operation by leading the real estate office on behalf of the University's Senior Vice President of Administration & Finance and its Board of Trustees. UC Real Estate Services is responsible for real estate planning, acquisition, development, leasing in/out, on and off campus, management and disposition, the facilitation of real estate transactions from conception through completion. The Director will work with a wide variety of people including university employees and leaders, real estate brokers, developers, appraisers, attorneys, local, state and federal public officials and personnel at other related institutions.
The Director will provide leadership and professional services to realize the highest and best use of UC real estate assets and to acquire, lease, manage and dispose of, or otherwise contract real estate to meet the needs of the academic and research mission of the University of Cincinnati. This leadership includes planning, evaluating, formulating strategies, negotiating, contracting and managing all operations of the Real Estate Services Office including its annual operating budget, accounts payable and receivable, employee development and management, and oversight of reporting databases. This leadership also includes the following: creating and maintaining policies and procedures; performing the planning, analysis (e.g. programing, proformas); evaluation, recommendations, and negotiation of purchase, sale, lease and land use transactions (e.g. easements, rights of way, street vacations, license agreements, etc.) for UC and its regional campuses; and ensuring compliance with all University of Cincinnati policies, legal and real estate industry practices and state law.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with seven (7) years' experience; -OR- Associate's degree with nine (9) years' experience; -OR- eleven (11) years' experience. Degree must be in Business Administration or Real Estate Development and Financing or related field. Experience must include at least five (5) years in real estate brokerage/management, with emphasis in leasing negotiations and analysis of commercial, residential, and industrial land for sale or purchase. Experience must also include at least three (3) years supervision.
Unusual Working Conditions: May be exposed to inclement weather at job sites; traverse construction sites; ascend/descend ladders and stairs. May be exposed to extreme heat/cold in tunnel systems.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.